Marilyn Gets ‘Closer’ in August

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Marilyn in ‘Let’s Make Love’ (1960)

Rare photos from Limited Runs’ touring Red Velvet Collection exhibit – showcased alongside Tom Kelley’s nudes – are featured in this week’s Closer (US only), with George Clooney on the cover.

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Here are a selection of rare photos from the exhibition, taken during filming of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

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With Jane Russell in ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ (1953)
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‘When Love Goes Wrong, Nothing Goes Right’
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‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’

And a few more from Let’s Make Love.

'My Heart Belongs to Daddy'
‘My Heart Belongs to Daddy’
Marilyn celebrates her 34th birthday on the set of 'Let's Make Love' (June 1, 1960)
Marilyn celebrates her 34th birthday on the set of ‘Let’s Make Love’ (June 1, 1960)

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